You are cordially invited to ANSO’s 40th Anniversary and Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. The theme is “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.” Tentative agenda is below and will be updated as details are flushed out.
WHAT: ANSO 40th Anniversary and Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
WHEN: Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 1300-1530hrs
WHO: ANSO is an organization focused on recruiting, supporting, and retaining Hispanic and Latino service members from all US maritime services (Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines). ANSO Members across the country will be in attendance, as well as external Hispanic organizations such as Hispanics Inspiring Students’ Performance and Achievement (HISPA), Hispanic Star, Hispanic Veterans Leadership Alliance (HVLA), LATINA Style, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), and National Naval Officers Association (NNOA). Invitees include Sea Service Chiefs and Staffs.
WHERE: Virtual via ZOOM. Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlc-6rqz4uGNZdpJml1iIMgwwS741cNG5z
WHY: To celebrate ANSO’s 40th Anniversary and Hispanic Heritage Month. This will be a great opportunity to connect with Hispanic/Latino Sea Service members.
|1300||Opening remarks by CAPT Roy Love, USN (Ret), ANSO President|
|1305-1307||Invocation by Chaplain, LCDR Diego Londoño, CHC, USN|
|1307-1335||Honorable Carlos Del Toro, Secretary of the Navy, Remarks and Q&A period|
|1335-1340||Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant, US Coast Guard, Remarks|
|1340-1345||Ms. VICTORIA L. BOWENS, CDP Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Management Operations Center (DMOC) Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) Remarks|
|1345-1415||Dr. Ivone Diaz-Claisse, Hispanics Inspiring Student Performance and Achievement (HISPA) Presentation|
|1415-1420||Dr. Charles Barber V, SES USN ASSTSECNAV MRA DC (USA) Director Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Remarks|
|1420-1425||Hispanic STAR Presentation|
|1440||Return from break|
|1440-1450||RADM Will Rodriguez, USN (Ret), Board of Directors HVLA, Former ANSO President, Remarks|
|1450-1500||RDML Dennis Velez, Commander Navy Recruiting Command (CNRC) Remarks|
|1500-1520||Conversation with CAPT Jo Ann Burdian, Commander USCG Sector Miami|
|1525-1530||Mr. Robert Bard, CEO Latina style, Remarks|
|1530||Closing Comments, ANSO President|